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Katie Price wanted baby Disney

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Katie Price wanted baby Disney

Katie Price wanted to name her youngest daughter Disney.

The former glamour model and her husband Kieran Hayler took a long time to decide on the moniker Bunny for their little girl, who turned two last month, and rejected a number of outlandish or "old-fashioned" names before finally reaching an agreement.

Katie - who also has kids Harvey, 14, Junior, 11, and Princess, nine, from past relationships, and Jett, three, with Kieran - admitted: "For the first few weeks after Bunny was born, on August 4, 2014, we drew a blank over what to call her.

"Initially I'd wanted the name 'Duchess' - like Duchess Kate - and that went well with Princess too, but Kieran reckoned it sounded too harsh.

"At one point I wanted to name her 'Disney', but I didn't really want her growing up thinking she'd been named after a theme park!

"Then there were 'Bambi' and 'Precious', which Kieran also hated.

"I liked old-fashioned names like 'Ethel' and 'Peggy' too, but the danger was that she might sound like one of the characters in 'EastEnders'.

"When 'Bunny' came into my head, it seemed right and Kieran agreed it was cute."

And the 38-year-old star then wanted to spell the tot's name in a creative way, but it was vetoed by her spouse.

In an extract from her new autobiography 'Reborn' published in The Sun newspaper, she wrote: "Then I couldn't decide whether to spell her name Bunni with a heart above the 'i' but Kieran pointed out that probably wasn't even part of the English language. So Bunny it is."

While Katie and Kieran liked the name they chose for their daughter, other people weren't so keen, but the couple didn't care.

She said: "Did I give a toss what other people thought? Absolutely not.

"My mum didn't like it at first, but she didn't like Princess' name either. She's come round to it though because Princess suits her name so much."